[Advaita-l] [advaitin] 'Dvaita accepts body-adhyasa'
chevendrakaushik at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 10:02:22 EDT 2021
The madhwas propose "atat tvam asi" because shvetaku was initially full of
pride. To remove this pride his father tells him his not the supreme entity
rather he is always under the control and mercy of it.
This is the response given by them.
On Tue, 19 Oct, 2021, 3:37 pm Vinodh via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Sri Subbu ji,
> I have briefly read about the interpretation of 'tattvamasi' as
> 'atatvamasi' by Madhvacharya, although I wonder how he ties it up together
> with the beginning of Svetaketu-Uddalaka discussion on knowing that by
> which everything is known. An answer that "that is not you" seems very
> anticlimactic to such a discussion after describing the creation of
> everything from Sat. It is interesting to know that later Dvaitins have
> also tried other interpretations of tattvamasi. Thank you for sharing. 😊🙏
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 10:42 AM V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> > On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 9:07 AM Vinodh <vinodh.iitm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Namskaram Sri Subbu ji and Sri Suresh ji, it interesting to know how
> >> Dvaitavaadins differently interpret the same statements from the sruti.
> >> is even more fascinating to know how even such a different
> >> can still be subsumed under Advaita. Thanks for sharing. 🙏
> >> This makes me very curious to know more such examples of how similar
> >> sruti vaakyas have been differently interpreted and how a reconciliation
> >> can still be made under the Advaitic view. If there was already such a
> >> compilation made in another discussion earlier, I would greatly
> >> if someone could point me to it.
> > Dear Vinodh,
> >> While I am not aware of any scholarly compilation of such instances,
> >> are some well known ones: Madhva takes Tattvamasi as atattvamasi = you
> >> not that. His interpretation of aham brahma asmi is very complicated.
> >> later Dvaiitins have laboured to compose some twenty different
> >> interpretations of tattvamasi (not atattvamasi), everyone of these
> >> clear of the advaitic interpretation. 😊 These are just two well known
> >> examples of many others not so very well known.
> > regards
> > subbu
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